University Officers' Training Corps

Southampton UOTC


Southampton UOTC recruits from universities right across the South. 

Below lists which universities we recruit from and how to join us during your university's Freshers' week.  


Freshers'/Recruitment Fair 2018

Come and find us at your university’s Freshers' Fair! Look out for our famous pink and black rugby tops! We will be at the following universities on these dates:


  • Portsmouth – 19th
  • Solent – 20th
  • Winchester – 22nd
  • Bournemouth – 22nd
  • Southampton – 26th



Open Evenings 2018

In addition to Freshers' Fairs, you can also come along to one of our Open Evenings, where you can meet staff and current students. The dress code is smart casual. These will be held at our base from 1900-2100 on the following dates:

  • 25th September
  • 2nd October

Free travel: Portsmouth Students’ Union 1730hrs 25th September


Selection Event 2018

To join our unit, you will need to attend one of our Selection Events, here we will assess your suitability to join our unit. This will include leadership tasks and interviews. Travel and food will be provided. This will take place on 12th - 14th October.

There is no need to be nervous, we are looking for potential leaders, not the finished article.

Application Form


Medical Days 2018

You will need to pass an Army Medical to make sure you are physically and mentally fit to join our unit. 

This will take place during the Selection Event. 

Any Questions? Message us!

3 steps to join

  1. Step 1

    Find us at a Fresher's fair or come to an Opening Evening and get an Application Form

  2. Step 2

    Attend the Selection Event and Medical

  3. Step 3

    Start training!

Any Questions? Message us!